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More Than 250 Projects Planned For Detroit Neighborhoods Day

Participation in an annual event to spruce up Detroit neighborhoods has soared as residents, churches and organizations pitch in to help turn the city around.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/01/2015

Luther Keith (WWJ/Vickie Thomas)

Detroit History: Luther Keith Working Within The Community For Positive Change

Founder of ARISE Detroit, Luther Keith, has been a passionate supporter of Detroit community for years.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/11/2015

Members of Positive Images celebrated at the 2010 ARISE Detroit! Renewing the Village event at Hart Plaza. (credit:

Detroiters Speak Out Against Crime During 8th Annual Neighborhoods Day

The overall sentiment was that “enough is enough” when it comes to crime in the city and that too many innocent bystanders are the victims of such crimes.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/02/2014

Luther Keith talks about the 'Arise Detroit Neighborhoods,' event. (WWJ/Stephanie Davis)

ARISE Detroit Plans Over 70 Detroit Beautification Projects For Saturday

In addition to more than 70 beautification projects, there will be festivals, health fairs and entertainment events that day

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/29/2014

Members of Positive Images celebrated at the 2010 ARISE Detroit! Renewing the Village event at Hart Plaza. (credit:

‘Neighborhoods Day’ Brings Help From Around The Country To Northwest Detroit

State Representative David Nathan said that the Rippling Hope Project will help repair homes in northwest Detroit with the help of out-of-state volunteers.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/26/2014


Matt’s Favorites: Quicken Loans Volunteers, Hacking A Smart Home, Heat = Violence, And More

So what’s the wildest and woolliest from the amazing world of high tech? Check out these dandies… * Kudos to Quicken Loans, the Detroit-based Internet mortgage lender, which will have 1,200 employees out volunteering Friday […]

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/01/2013

Hopscotch was part of the fun during Neighborhood Day. (WWJ/Beth Fisher)

Fun And Games All Part Of Detroit’s Neighborhood Day

Kids played hopscotch in Detroit Saturday as part of Arise Detroit’s Neighborhoods Day.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/04/2012

ARISE Detroit! Executive Director Luther Keith announces the plan to partner with Detroit Public Schools. The partnership will include the demolition of more than 100 abandoned buildings near schools in Detroit. (Pat Sweeting/WWJ)

ARISE! Detroit To Partner With Public Schools

It’s a major community partnership that will benefit more than a dozen Detroit Public Schools and their surrounding neighborhoods.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/18/2012

Motor City Makeover - gets a spirited kickoff - to help clean up Detroit. (WWJ: Vickie Thomas)

A Little Elbow Grease Needed For Motor City Makeover

Detroit officials are looking for volunteers to help spruce up the city.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/21/2012

Booths set up as part of Arise Detroit Neighborhoods Day. (WWJ: Beth Fisher)

Arise Detroit Neighborhoods Day In Full Swing In New Center Area

It’s the fifth annual Arise Detroit Neighborhoods Day. The festival is full of food, music and information about dealing with daily issues.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/06/2011